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Author Topic: IDEA: Color Tag taskbar buttons  (Read 2636 times)

lensman99

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IDEA: Color Tag taskbar buttons
« on: September 07, 2010, 05:18:51 AM »
I'd like to be able to organize my taskbar buttons by coloring them, in order to group by task or customer for example. Perhaps set it up so you could right-click a taskbar button (or ctrl+click to select a few taskbar buttons) and choose from a list of user-defined colors (Similar to the email tagging feature in Thunderbird). Selecting one of the options would change the text color and background color for that taskbar button.

I use the free XNeat Window manager to drag-rearrange the buttons, but there's no division between different groupings. If they were color coded, it would be really easy to tell them apart.

I've attached a before-and-after example below of what it might look like. (mock-up courtesy of MS Paint  :) )

Would it be possible to check while working on it that it doesn't conflict with Xneat Window manager?

http://www.xneat.com...ager/?ref=xneat_prog

Thanks in advance, let me know if there's anything else you need.





« Last Edit: September 07, 2010, 05:20:48 AM by lensman99 »

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Re: IDEA: Color Tag taskbar buttons
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2010, 08:18:54 AM »
Does that make sense? I guess that came out a bit wordy..

To clarify: I would just like to color code Taskbar buttons in winXP with a right-click --> Select Color.

Thanks
« Last Edit: September 08, 2010, 08:21:02 AM by lensman99 »

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Re: IDEA: Color Tag taskbar buttons
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2010, 01:50:24 AM »
Yes, it makes sense.  However, I'm not sure it can be done how you're describing.